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Harold Vaughan Hughston, American lawyer. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award University Alabama, 1978, Tutwiler Service award, 1979.


Hughston, Harold Vaughan was born on August 15, 1915 in Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States. Son of Hubert H. and Lutie (Vaughan) Hughston.


Bachelor of Laws, University Alabama, 1940.


Bar: Alabama bar 1940. Practiced in, Tuscumbia, 1940-1942, 46-81. Member firm Smith, Hughston & Tompkins, 1946-1947.

Judge Colbert Law and Equity Court, 1947. Circuit judge 11th Judicial Circuit and 31st Judicial Circuit, 1948-1955. Member firm Kirk, Rather & Hughston, 1955-1981.

Director Valley Federal Savings & Loan Association, Chairman of the Board, 1977-1981. Director New Southland National Life Insurance Company, National Telephone of Alabama, Inc. Solicitor, Colbert County, 1942, city attorney, Tuscumbia, 1965-1981.

Attorney Colbert County School Board, 1965-1973, Colbert County Commission, 1970-1981.


Member president’s cabinet U. Alabama, chairman, 1977. Served to captain Judge Advisory General Corps Army of the United States, 1942-1946, European Theatre of Operations, Mediterranean Theatre of Operations. Member American Bar Association, Alabama Bar Association, Colbert County Bar Association, 31st Judicial Circuit Bar Association (president 1971), Alabama State Bar (board commissioner, president-elect 1980-1981), Farrah Law Society, U. Alabama Law School Alumni Association (president 1975-1976), National Alumni Association U. Alabama (president 1970-1971), Newcomen Society North America, Bench and Bar, Kappa Alpha, Phi Delta Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa.


Married Lucy Caroline Allison, September 18, 1948. Children: Lutie Caroline, Lucy Ann, Harold Vaughan, James Dowlen.

Hubert H. Hughston

Lutie (Vaughan) Hughston

Lucy Caroline Allison

Lutie Caroline Hughston

Lucy Ann Hughston

Harold Vaughan Hughston

James Dowlen Hughston